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Howarth, Paul

Summary: It is 1885, and a crippling drought threatens to ruin the McBride family. Their land is parched, their cattle starving. When the rain finally comes, it is a miracle that renews their hope for survival. But returning home from an afternoon swimming at a remote waterhole filled by the downpour, fourteen-year-old Tommy and sixteen-year-old Billy meet with a shocking tragedy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Howarth, Paul

Summary: After their family's cattle farm is attacked in the 1890s Australian Outback, two estranged brothers reunite to attempt to revive the business and are called to testify after a reprisal slaughter is perpetrated against the Kurrong.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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Kline, Christina Baker

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Summary: Seduced by her employer's son, Evangeline, a naïve young governess in early nineteenth-century London, is discharged when her pregnancy is discovered and sent to the notorious Newgate Prison. After months in the fetid, overcrowded jail, she learns she is sentenced to "the land beyond the seas," Van Diemen's Land, a penal colony in Australia. Though uncertain of what awaits, Evangeline knows one...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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Kline, Christina Baker

Summary: Seduced by her employer's son, Evangeline, a naïve young governess in early nineteenth-century London, is discharged when her pregnancy is discovered and sent to the notorious Newgate Prison. After months in the fetid, overcrowded jail, she learns she is sentenced to "the land beyond the seas," Van Diemen's Land, a penal colony in Australia. Though uncertain of what awaits, Evangeline knows one...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC KLI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC KLI

Meyer, L. A. (Louis A.)

Summary: Now rich, Jacky Faber has purchased the Lorelei Lee to carry passengers across the Atlantic, and believing she has been absolved of past sins against the Crown, she docks in London, where she is arrested and sentenced to life in the newly formed penal colony in Australia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MEY

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